Vintage Glazed Staffordshire China Seated Spaniel By Beswick England
Description: A beautiful large size glazed Staffordshire china seated spaniel. This is a vintage reproduction of the classic Staffordshire seated Spaniel figure. The figurine shows a spaniel sitting on its hind and looking up and side way in the well known Staffordshire dog stance. The figurine has gold colored collar around its neck with the usual lock. The china dog figurine is hollow. The head is accented with black polychrome to show the dog's eye brows and eye outline, nose, and mouth. The dog's eyes are orangish yellow. There is also black colored paws in the front. The entire body of the dog has golden motif that looks like tulips with a stem and a cup. There is also golden highlights near the base, which look like flames. This is a large size Staffordshire spaniel and a great piece. Please view photos as they are part and parcel of our description.
Date: Mid to late 1900's.
Origin: Staffordshire, England
Size: ~7 3/4" high and 5 3/4" by ~3 1/2" at the widest part of the base. The piece weighs almost 1 1/4 pounds Maker: Beswick.
Marks: Impressed on the bottom "Beswick England 1378-5" under glaze.
Distinguishing Characteristics - Most Interesting About The Piece: This is a great vintage figurine of a great dog. Please see photos to appreciate beauty and condition of the figurine.
Condition: The figurine is in excellent condition given its age. It has no breaks, chips, or repairs. It does have general crazing throughout which is difficult to see but is there. Please view photos to appreciate the beauty and condition of this great piece.